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Susan Deschambault


Sen. Deschambault is fluent in both English and French.

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Deschambault bill to boost restaurant industry becomes law

A bill by Sen. Susan Deschambault, D-Biddeford, to allow businesses to expand and sell alcohol to customers in non-contiguous spaces, became law on March 14. The new law, LD 1738, “An Act To Permit the Sale and Consumption of Alcohol in an Area That Is Not Contiguous to Licensed Premises,”...

FEMA announces 13 Maine counties qualify for storm recovery grant

Sen. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, and Sen. Susan Deschambault, D-Biddeford, are reminding municipalities that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently opened an application to aid disaster relief caused by the major storm last fall. This opportunity is open to all municipalities in the...

Sen. Susan Deschambault is a fourth-generation, lifelong resident of Biddeford, who represents her home city and the towns of Alfred, Arundel, Dayton, Kennebunkport and Lyman in the Maine Senate. She is currently serving her second term.

Deschambault had a distinguished career in law enforcement. She was Biddeford’s first-ever female police commissioner and  worked for the Department of Corrections as a social worker for more than 40 years before her retirement. She is also a dedicated community leader, having served on the Biddeford City Council and on the city’s Planning Board, including as its chairwoman.

As a state senator, Deschambault is committed to a balanced approach to ending Maine’s drug addition crisis, to providing adequate funding to schools, and to creating jobs.

Board Positions

  • Biddeford Planning Board.
  • PeoplesChoice Credit Union Board of Directors.
  • Biddeford City Council (former).
  • York County Budget Committee (former).
  • Maine Criminal Justice Commission (1992-2009).

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